Blog Posts in March, 2017

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  • What actions are considered hate crimes?
    What actions are considered hate crimes?

    When a violent crime is believed to have been committed against a person because of that person's race, religion, ethnicity, disability or other characteristic, it may be prosecuted as a hate crime. ...

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  • What are some common examples of forgery?
    What are some common examples of forgery?

    When people think "forgery," it probably conjures up images of some fellow wearing a jeweler's eyepiece in the back room of a shady business, cranking out documents for people who need new identities. ...

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  • Local police ask for resources for Sessions' crime crackdown
    Local police ask for resources for Sessions' crime crackdown

    Newly-minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed that under his helm, the Department of Justice will start cracking down on violent crime throughout the country. Sessions, a former prosecutor, ...

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  • 6 university students charged in young woman's death
    6 university students charged in young woman's death

    When young people go off to college, the combination of newfound freedom from parental constraints and easily accessible alcohol can lead to serious -- and sometimes deadly -- errors in judgment. Six ...

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  • Breath tests aren't always accurate
    Breath tests aren't always accurate

    When you're pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving and the breath test says that you are over the legal limit, you may be stunned. You may tell the police officer that it can't possibly be right. ...

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